The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Chief Technology Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 638 647 615
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 17 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.012% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.013% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 17
Median daily rate £725 £1,013 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% +44.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £908 £580
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,165 £1,258 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £694
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Chief Technology Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Chief Technology Officer in the job title.

Chief Technology Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Chief Technology Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 17 £725 -28.39% 7
London -1 11 £763 -24.69% 6
South East +21 5 £400 -
Berkshire - 3 £700 -
Brighton - 2 £400 -
City of London - 2 £950 - 1
Newbury - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £400 -
Warrington - 1 £850 -
Slough - 1 £700 -
Cheshire - 1 £850 -
North West - 1 £850 -

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Chief Technology Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Chief Technology Officer in the job title.

1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 9 (22.50%) TOGAF
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.50%) Degree
6 5 (12.50%) COBIT
6 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (10.00%) .NET
7 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Open Source
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.00%) Coaching
8 3 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Service Design
8 3 (7.50%) MBA
8 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Law
8 3 (7.50%) Marketing
8 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.50%) Retail
8 3 (7.50%) PHP
8 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Value-Added Service
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) MPLS
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) CakePHP
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) HTML5
2 2 (5.00%) Laravel
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
2 2 (5.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) TOGAF
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.00%) Coaching
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.00%) Open Source
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.50%) Service Design
7 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PHP
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) MBA
3 2 (5.00%) CITP
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) BS25999
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft